LHS football mattress fundraiser sale Sunday

  LYNDEN — Lynden football is holding its first-annual mattress fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, at Lynden High School.   Save up to 50 percent off retail prices with new, ...

Camels Club fishing derby set for June 13

LYNDEN — The Loyal Order of Camels Club annual kids’ fishing derby is set for June 13 in Fishtrap Creek at Lynden City Park.   Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. (there is no fee for participation ...

Jessica Biesheuvel and Josh Kraght — Engagement

Jessica Rose Biesheuvel of Lynden and Joshua William Kraght of Ferndale announce their engagement and plans for a July 11, 2015 wedding in Ferndale. Jessica is a daughter of Brett and Pam Biesheuvel of ...

Fred and Helene Ypma — 50th wedding anniversary

Fred and Helene Ypma of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married on June 1, 1965, in Manhattan, Montana. Their children are Curt and Heidi Ypma of Everson, ...

Ken Erickson — 80th birthday

Ken Erickson of Everson is celebrating his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, at the Lynden City Park. Stop by and say “Hi!” – Ken would love to see you! He ...

Relay for Life in Lynden June 19-20

  LYNDEN ­— It’s countdown to the 2015 Relay for Life of North Whatcom on June 19-20. As of Monday, 20 teams and 196 participating had reported raising $35,854.03.   The final team rally will ...

Farmers Market returns June 18

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Farmers Market starts up on June 18 and continues on Thursdays from noon to 5 p.m. through October. On opening day there will be free hotdogs (after a brief opening blessing) ...

Letters to the Editor — June 3, 2015

Need new state tax structure   Something has to be done about our state tax structure. The difficulties with our local school levy and the problems in the current legislative session in trying to balance ...

Fisherman Bobby Briscoe running for port position

His goal: ‘the great working port it once was   WHATCOM — Fourth-generation county fisherman Robert “Bobby” Briscoe Jr. seeks election to the Port of Bellingham Commission to represent District ...

Registration now open for Lynden’s Got Talent, open to 22 and younger

  LYNDEN — The Lynden Music Festival and the Lynden Performing Arts Guild present the second annual Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo/group voice competition, on July 18 during this year’s Northwest ...